ren

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See also: Ren, rén, rěn, rèn, rền, and REN

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin ren.

Noun[edit]

ren ‎(plural renes)

  1. (anatomy) A kidney.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Egyptian 𓂋𓈖 ‎(rn).

Noun[edit]

ren ‎(plural rens)

  1. (Egyptian mythology) One's secret name, as part of the soul in ancient Egyptian mythology.
    • 1983, Norman Mailer, Ancient Evenings:
      For the Ren did not belong to the man, but came out of the Celestial Waters to enter an infant in the hour of his birth and might not stir again until it was time to go back.

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ren m ‎(plural rens)

  1. reindeer

Chuukese[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ren

  1. with (third person singular)

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse rein.

Noun[edit]

ren c (singular definite renen, plural indefinite rene or rener)

  1. a strip of unplowed land serving as a boundary between estates
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hreinn (noun).

Noun[edit]

ren c (singular definite renen, plural indefinite rener)

  1. reindeer
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse hreinn (adjective).

Adjective[edit]

ren

  1. clean
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of ren
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular ren
Neuter singular rent
Plural rene
Definite rene

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ren m ‎(plural rennen, diminutive rennetje n)

  1. The place where chickens are kept. Chicken run

Verb[edit]

ren

  1. first-person singular present indicative of rennen
  2. imperative of rennen

Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

ren

  1. kidney

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ren

  1. rōmaji reading of れん

Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ren ?

  1. (anatomy) hip

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *hren, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰren- ‎(an internal part of the body), related to Ancient Greek φρήν ‎(phrḗn, heart, midriff, mind) and Tocharian cognates.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rēn m ‎(genitive rēnis); third declension

  1. (anatomy) kidney
    1. (this term almost always plural in (ancient) Latin. See B. L. Gildersleeve's Pg. 35, Oxford Latin Dictionary Pg. 1614)
  2. interior or hidden character (ancient)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative rēn rēnēs
genitive rēnis rēnum
dative rēnī rēnibus
accusative rēnem rēnēs
ablative rēne rēnibus
vocative rēn rēnēs

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tocharian and Indo-European Studies, Volumes 4-6

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

ren

  1. rafsi of trene.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ren

  1. Nonstandard spelling of rén.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of rěn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of rèn.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hreinn

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /reːn/, [ɾeːn]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • rein (Nynorsk also)

Adjective[edit]

ren ‎(neuter singular rent, definite singular and plural rene, comparative renere, indefinite superlative renest, definite superlative reneste)

  1. clean
  2. pure

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

ren m anim

  1. reindeer
Declension[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin rhenium

Noun[edit]

Chemical element
Re Previous: wolfram (W)
Next: osm (Os)

ren m inan

  1. rhenium
Declension[edit]

Romanian[edit]

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Un ren

Etymology[edit]

From French renne, from Swedish ren, from Old Norse hreinn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ren m ‎(plural reni)

  1. reindeer

Declension[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *xrěnъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rȅn m ‎(Cyrillic spelling ре̏н)

  1. horseradish

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hreinn ‎(noun).

Noun[edit]

ren c

  1. reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of ren 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ren renen renar renarna
Genitive rens renens renars renarnas
Hyponyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hreinn ‎(clean), from Proto-Germanic *hrainiz.

Adjective[edit]

ren (comparative renare, superlative renast)

  1. clean; not dirty
  2. pure
Declension[edit]
Inflection of ren
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular ren renare renast
Neuter singular rent renare renast
Plural rena renare renast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 rene renare renaste
All rena renare renaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.
Antonyms[edit]

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English rain.

Noun[edit]

ren

  1. rain
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 2:5 (translation here):
      ...i no gat diwai na gras samting i kamap long graun yet, long wanem, em i no salim ren i kam daun yet. Na i no gat man bilong wokim gaden.
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